Michael "Jocco" Phillips ('92) always loved watching movies as a kid. When the movie Necessary Roughness filmed on campus in 1991, he got the chance to work with the crew and he knew it was just what he wanted to do for his career.
William F. Strong ('78 M.S.) and John Cook ('81 Ph.D.) met as students at UNT. Now they host the program "Good Books Radio," which runs on the PBS station in the Rio Grande Valley KMBH 88 FM and has attracted nationally known authors.
In 2003, the words "White Only," previously covered by a metal plate, were discovered above the water fountains in the Dallas County Records Building. Controversy erupted over what to do about the markings. A decade later, artist Lauren Woods ('02), who in following family tradition doesn't capitalize her name, has created the multimedia A Dallas Drinking Fountain Project to teach visitors about the significance of segregation.